2016 Domaine Denis Bachelet Gevrey Chambertin les Evocelles
Pinot Noir - 750ML
2016 Domaine Denis Bachelet Gevrey Chambertin les Evocelles
  • WA 95
  • DC 91

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WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2017
(93 - 95) The 2016 Gevrey-Chambertin Les Evocelles seems to have a natural swagger about it. Nothing ostentatious here, just a wine seemingly comfortable in its own skin with blackberry and crushed strawberry scents mixed...   (93 - 95) The 2016 Gevrey-Chambertin Les Evocelles seems to have a natural swagger about it. Nothing ostentatious here, just a wine seemingly comfortable in its own skin with blackberry and crushed strawberry scents mixed with wet limestone. The palate is brimming with pure red fruit, just pure pinoté, just a joy from start to finish. I could have eloped with the barrel sample. Then again, that would not have pleased Denis.- NM  
DC 91
Decanter, October 2017
Les Evocelles is a superb site, classified as village but in fact is a continuation of Gevrey’s premier cru slope. Many of the producers who own vines here chose to bottle it separately as its poor, stony soils - a mere...   Les Evocelles is a superb site, classified as village but in fact is a continuation of Gevrey’s premier cru slope. Many of the producers who own vines here chose to bottle it separately as its poor, stony soils - a mere 50cm deep - tend to yield tense, vibrant wines. Bachelet’s 2016 rendition is no exception, notes of red berries and spice mingling with hints of roast squab and forest floor, introducing a bright, racy wine with fine chalky tannins and a bright line of acidity. It's less gourmand and more intellectual than Bachelet’s Vieilles Vignes bottling. Read more at https://www.decanter.com/wine-reviews/france/burgundy/domaine-denis-bachelet-les-evocelles-gevrey-chambertin-16380#Rs7GL5KjKsQKc07V.99  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Gevrey Chambertin
Sub-appellation Les Evocelles
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 12.5%
Closure Cork